In a public consultation the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman is asking people to help shape its new service promises, which are part of a draft service charter to makes clear what people can expect from the organization when they make a complaint, or when their organisations is being investigated.
Ils viennent d’Albanie, du Bénin, de France, de Maurice, du Nouveau-Brunswick (Canada) et du Sénégal, et ils vous parlent des droits de l’enfant ! Initié par le Comité sur les droits de l’enfant de l’Association des Ombudsmans et Médiateurs de la Francophonie (AOMF), ce projet d'exposition a permis d’organiser des ateliers d’expression artistique dans six pays.
L’Office de la Protection du Citoyen (OPC) en partenariat avec Avocats Sans Frontières Canada (ASFC) a lancé officiellement le Guide de bonnes pratiques sur les mineurs en conflit avec la loi en Haïti. Ce lancement s’est déroulé dans le cadre d’un atelier de deux jours de sensibilisation à l’intention des Magistrats haïtiens autour du thème « La justice des mineurs face à la détention préventive prolongée : paroles et actes de Magistrats ».
The Western Australian Ombudsman has tabled a report of a major investigation into the prevention of family and domestic violence fatalities.  The report identifies a range of important opportunities for improvements, including the need for a separate strategy to prevent Aboriginal family violence given that Aboriginal Western Australians are significantly overrepresented as victims of family violence. The report further identifies nine key principles for government agencies to apply when responding to family and domestic violence. Each agency has agreed to the 54 recommendations made by the Ombudsman.
Queensland Ombudsman Phil Clarke today presented The workplace death investigations report, a review of workplace death investigations undertaken by the Office of Fair and Safe Work Queensland (OFSWQ), to the Speaker of the Queensland Parliament.
IOI Secretary General Kräuter contributed a guest column to this year’s Democracy Matters campaign, a global conversation hosted by Devex in partnership with International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA). The guest column by Mr Kräuter is now available online.
On 13th of October 2015, Mr Keursly Concincion was appointed as the new Ombudsman of Curaçao for a term of six years. He was sworn in on the 27th of October 2015 by the President of the Parliament of Curaçao.
The Provincial Ombudsman initiated action on behalf of the complainant, as the Executive Engineer of the District Municipal Corporation, Karachi East had refused to provide information, though the complainant was entitled to get the same under the Freedom of Information Act, 2006.
The Defender of Rights has issued a report in October 2015 on “Migrants and fundamental rights: the situation in the territory of Calais” based on two visits conducted in June and July 2015, highlighting violations in the field of fundamentals rights regarding the migrants living in Calais.
El Defensor del Pueblo de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires y Presidente de la Asociación de Defensores del Pueblo de la República Argentina (ADPRA), exhortó a los candidatos a presidente a que, en caso de resultar elegidos, se comprometan a impulsar la designación del Defensor/a del Pueblo de la Nación y de los/as titulares de todas las Defensorías del Pueblo provinciales y municipales del país que se encuentran vacantes.